Millennials rediscover the suburbs, Asbury Park’s revival, NJ infrastructure needs, and projects in East Brunswick and on the former Fort Monmouth. Also affordable housing, parking, accessory dwelling units, and news from around the nation.
Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey and beyond.
More evidence that TODs generate fewer vehicle trips and utilize less parking than ITE guidelines estimate.
Recent redevelopment in Metuchen represents a leap forward for the community — new housing, new retail, and a new plaza.
Recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.
Welcome to “What We Are Reading…” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the nation, and beyond.
NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS
Officials say ferry service is ‘very close’
By Jacqueline Durett, Sentinel, December 17, 2015
Commuters may soon have a new choice for travel – a ferry to lower Manhattan. Efforts have moved forward to bring ferry service back to South Amboy, a designated Transit Village.
70 luxury apartments, 4-story building to rise near Westfield’s downtown
By Marisa Iati, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, December 16, 2015
The Hampshire Cos. and Claremont Cos. have broken ground on a 70-unit luxury apartment, within a block of the Westfield rail station.
When completed, years of planning will result in new housing, retail, parking and a public piazza in Metuchen’s center.
Welcome to “What We Are Reading.” Here, we present some recent news and notes on transit-oriented development trends here in New Jersey, in the national, and internationally.
NEW JERSEY TOD NEWS
In Rahway, Dr. Downtown cures what ails New Jersey Main Streets
By Megan Malloy, June 25, 2015, WNYC News
A look at Rahway as an example of how New Jersey’s small cities reflect a shift from suburban sprawl towards walkable transit-friendly places. This trend was also a focus of the recent Downtown NJ conference noted DNJ president Bob Goldsmith (not Goldstein as noted in the article).
Good planning and transit improvements are helping Harrison reach its redevelopment and TOD goals.
Two decades of self-assessment, planning, public engagement, and redevelopment help South Orange achieve its TOD goals.